InCompass Solutions Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of The Jockey Club, has purchased the customer relationship management software of Minneapolis-based Redfish Studio.
InCompass Solutions, a subsidiary of The Jockey Club, announced Jan. 18 that it has completed development of an analytic scheduling tool designed to maximize handle for its customer racetracks.
Brad Kimbrell, who has served as executive vice president of InCompass Solutions since March 2009, has been named president of the company, it was announced Dec. 20 by James Gagliano, president and CEO of The Jockey Club.
Without adding to current field size or fan base, racing secretaries can increase pari-mutuel handle immediately by paying more attention to one simple factor: Timing.
Jason Wilson, vice president-business development for The Jockey Club, will review the recent study conducted by McKinsey & Co. on the Thoroughbred racing industry at the 19th annual International Simulcast Conference.
InCompass Solutions announced March 1 the launch of Post Time Coordination, a software tool designed for racetrack executives to avoid post time overlaps with other simulcast races.
David Haydon, who joined The Jockey Club staff in June 1974 and later served in an executive capacity with several of The Jockey Club's wholly owned subsidiaries as well as Equibase Company, will retire at the end of 2010.
InCompass will offer its pre-race veterinary exam software free of charge to all racetracks that agree to share their respective examination data with association and regulatory veterinarians at other tracks.
When Thoroughbred owners and breeders in North America submit their foal registration applications on or after Jan. 1, 2009, they will be able to participate in a voluntary checkoff program, created and administered by The Jockey Club, which will assist two organizations that provide post-racing care for Thoroughbreds.
Keeneland and the Jockeys' Guild, along with Lexington physician Dr. Barry Schumer, have formulated a plan to develop a national system to maintain updated medical histories of jockeys.
InCompass Solutions, a company that offers software solutions to racing offices and horsemen's bookkeeper offices, Dec. 13 unveiled a centralized pre-race exam system that can be used by veterinarians employed by racing commissions or racetracks.
InCompass Solutions has purchased the racing office business from IMS Racing of Billings, Mont., according to a company announcement.
- By Tom LaMarra
The National Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association's Executive Committee will decide Feb. 3 whether to move forward with a plan to create an offshore wagering hub that would accept wagers from bettors outside the United States in an attempt to increase handle and generate revenue for purses.
The Jockey Club and Equibase Company announced Tuesday purse money and other monetary race data elements from Canada will be converted to U.S. funds starting on Jan. 1, 2005.
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